2021 Sammamish city council candidate questionnaire

Four seats on Sammamish’s city council are up for election this November.  Sammamish Friends offers you a chance to learn more about the candidates by reading their responses to a questionnaire we sent out.

Here is a chart showing the four council positions and the candidates for each seat, listed alphabetically.  Click the links to read the candidates’ responses to the questionnaire.

Position 1 Josh Amato Tarik Hassane Amy Lam
Position 3 Nazir Harb Michel Karen Moran
Position 5 Rich Benack Kali Clark
Position 7 Karen Howe Melanie Kelsey

In order to accommodate the primary election, we sent out this questionnaire with a tight turnaround. Posted are the responses of the candidates that were able to accommodate our deadline. Any additional responses will be added as they are received.

Thank you to all of our candidates for contributing your time and energy toward helping to craft and further a vibrant future for Sammamish!  

As our serving President, Karen Howe, one of the candidates for city council, was not involved in creating or distributing the questionnaire.

Click here for a blank copy of the questionnaire.